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Syrah for the soul

Craggy-Range-Le-Sol-2014Craggy Range Le Sol Syrah 2014, Hawke’s Bay, NZD $105

Deeply scented syrah with plum, dark berry, chocolate, liquorice, coffee, mocha, black pepper and subtle violet flavours. A vibrant, high energy wine that’s delicious to drink now but promises to deliver much more with bottle age. (Cork)

Score: 97 ★★★★★ – view on BobCampbell.nz

Alcohol: 14%

Ageing: now to 2024

Food match: Seared smoked venison, buttered turnip, juniper, coffee, pickled black grapes & sorrel

Stockists: Craggy Range, Hawke’s Bay; Melbourne Wine House, Victoria (AU)

Ranked #3 of 25 2014 Shiraz tasted from Hawke’s Bay

Price Benchmark: NZD $84.50 Avg 97pt 2014 Shiraz tasted from New Zealand

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